Slow progress to repair Chester short-cut
It’s almost four years since a popular Chester short-cut closed following the collapse of a wall in November 2012.
Cheshire West and Chester Council stepped in to reinstate the fallen section in Rock Lane, which links Liverpool Road and Parkgate Road, but hopes the alleyway would reopen by Christmas 2014 and then summer 2015 were dashed.
The closure has proved an inconvenience, especially for students at the University of Chester, who use the alleyway to access the main campus but tracing the landowners responsible has proved difficult.
That’s why the local authority agreed to repair the... read more
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